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A BIEDERMEIER MAHOGANY, EBONISED AND SATINWOOD-INLAID LONGCASE REGULATOR

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A BIEDERMEIER MAHOGANY, EBONISED AND SATINWOOD-INLAID LONGCASE REGULATOR
C. L. Baumgärtel in Liepzig.

the tapering case with satinwood line inlay to the detachable architectural top, the detachable trunk with with securing latches to the inside, the front and sides with original half-sheet glazing, the plinth on stepped base with simple block feet, egg-and-dart ormolu bezel to the 18cm. circular silvered regulator dial engraved C. L. Baumgärtel in Liepzig, sweep centre seconds with applied silvered subsidiary seconds ring above 30 and shaped hour aperture with pin-hole adjustment and blued pointer, the four pillar movement with deadbeat escapement, châtons-set jewelled escapement and 'scape wheel pivots, high quality knife-edge suspended steel-rod mercury pendulum with fine adjustment to the crutchpiece, the mercury jar of hexagonal form mounted between two steel rods and with silvered calibration nut and blued steel pointer engraved on either side R. A., the pulley-system drive hidden behind the ebonised backboard, indirect drive via a steel arm coupling system to the centre wheel and wound via a steel arbor above the dial; original ebony-handled crank key
6ft. (183cm.) high
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